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Thursday, November 23, 2017

25th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk @ Highlands Hammock State Park

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 8:00am to 10:00am EST

Race Entry Fee is $25.00 through November 11. Shirts are available with registration completed by November 11. The fee increases to $30.00 for entries received or postmarked after November 11 and shirts may be received only if they are available. Special Kid's Race Entry Fee for children aged 11 years and under is $12.00. There are no shirts available at this cost. Shirt sizes are guaranteed to pre-registered contestants by November 11 ONLY!

More Information:
Call the Ranger Station at 863-386-6094.

Located in the Southwest region at:
Highlands Hammock State Park
5931 Hammock Road
Sebring , FL 33872

Celebrate Thanksgiving by participating in the park's Annual Turkey Trot 5K! This year marks the 25th anniversary of this Highlands Hammock tradition! Race contestants may either run or walk this special event. Age groups with male and female divisions include Kids 8 years old and younger to Seniors 80 years and older. Race entry forms are available at the Ranger Station. Online registration is available at http://endurancesportstiming.com/race-calendar/. Email questions to cbrojek@comcast.net. Please see Fees for information about race entry fees. See Additional Information for participation requirements and other information. Contestants are encouraged to register early as a large field is expected with over 600 runners!

Additional Information:

Please review participation requirements by clicking on the following link EEC 5K RUNS. Online registration is available at http://endurancesportstiming.com/race-calendar/.  Email questions to cbrojek@comcast.net.

Audubon Society Guided Bird Walk @ Oscar Scherer State Park

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 8:30am to 10:00am EST

Free with paid park entrance

More Information:
Ranger Station 941-483-5956

Located in the Southwest region at:
Oscar Scherer State Park
1843 South Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229

No pets please. Comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, insect repellent, drinking water, camera and binoculars recommended.

A guided bird walk on sandy hiking trails through the various park habitats, guided by the Venice Audubon Society.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Weekly Ranger Program @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 9:00am CST

Program is free with regular park admission. 

More Information:
850-267-8330

Located in the Northwest region at:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Discuss, learn about and explore the park with a Ranger.  Thursday Ranger Program starts at 3pm.  Check at the Ranger Station for current week's topic and starting location. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements